Suggested course schedule for completing the Agroecology M.S. in 2 years

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Core courses: 23 credits

Electives: minimum 7 credits

Group I and Group II courses are included within the core courses

Total 7 credits for electives needs to be selected either from Spring, Summer or Fall

Fall Semester I

Core courses (9 credits)

AGR 5511- Crop Ecology (3 credits)

STA 6166- Stats Methods Res 1 (3 credits)
or
ALS 5932- Intro to Applied Statistics (3 credits)

Group I courses* (3 credits)    

  *Need to take total 6 credit hours from Group I and Group II courses                                         

AGR 6422- Env. Crop Nutrition

OR

SWS 5208- Sust. Agr & Urban land mgt

Spring Semester I

A. Core Courses (6 credits)

SWS 5050- Soils Env. Professionals (3 credits)

Group II courses* (3 credits)                                                      

AGR 5444- Ecophysiology of crops

OR

SWS 5246- Water Sustainability

* - Need to take a total of 6 credit hours from Group I and Group II Courses.

B. Electives (3 or 4 credits)                                                        

IPM 5305- Principles of Pesticides (3 credis)

ENY 5006- Grad survey of Entomology (2 credis)

ENY 5006L- Grad survey Lab (1 credits)

ENV 5075- Env. Policy (3 credits)

SWS 5224- Env. Biogeochemistry (3 credits)

FAS 6932- Intro. Aquaculture (3 credits)

AEC 6552- Eval. of Ext. Program# (3 credits)

SWS 5716C- Env. Pedology (4 credits)

# Course offered in even Spring

Summer Semester I

Electives(3 credits)                                                                             

SWS 5308 - Ecology of Waterborne Path.

Fall Semester II

A. Core Courses (6 credits)

ALS 5155- Global Agroecosystems (3 credits)

ALS 5934- Grad Prof Development (3 credits)

B. Electives (3 or 4 credits)   

AEC 5206- Instr. Tech. Ag. Life Sci. (3 credits)

AEC 5454- Leadership Development (3 credits)

FOR 6394- Watershed Manag. & Resist.** (3 credits)

PLS 5652- Adv. Weed Science# (3 credits)

PLS 5632- Integrated Weed Man. (3 credits)

ENY 6203- Insect Ecology (3 credits)

ENY 6203L- Insect Ecology Lab  (1 credit)

PLP 5005C- Gen Plant Pathology (4 credits)

AEC 6300- Planned Change#  (3 credits)

AOM 6932- Grad. Env. Hydrology (3 credits)

EES 5305C- Ecology and Gen Systems (3 credits)

FOR 5157- Ecosystem Restoration** (3 credits)

SUR 6934- GIS Programming** (3 credits)

SWS 5234- Env. Soil, Water, Land Use (3 credits)

SWS 5721C- GIS in Land Res. Man. (3 credits)

SWS 6134- Soil Quality** (3 credits)

SWS 6448- Biogeochem. of Wetlands (3 credits)

SWS 6932- Forest Soil Ecosystems# (3 credits)

SWS 5115- Env. Nutrient Management** (3 credits)

#Courses offered only in odd Fall semester

**Courses offered only in even Fall Semester

Spring Semester II

Core Courses (3 credits)

AGR 6933/SWS 6931- Agroecology Seminar (1 credit)

AGR/SWS 6905- Special Topics (2 credits)